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Oldham Athletic 1-1 Crawley Town

Gwion Edwards
Gwion Edwards joined Crawley Town from Swansea City in July

Crawley Town ended a week in which five players were placed on the transfer list by fighting back to earn a draw at Oldham Athletic in League One.

Midfielder Daniel Johnson, making his debut after joining on loan from Aston Villa, cut through the visiting defence to fire Oldham in front from 10 yards.

But Gwion Edwards equalised just before the break with a fine 25-yard drive.

The Latics went closest to a winner but Mike Jones was twice denied by Crawley keeper Jamie Ashdown.

Oldham manager Lee Johnson told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Johnson on Oldham v Crawley

"Their goal was a comedy of errors, I mean Timothee Dieng started it off by passing it back to the keeper when we had options to play the ball.

"I think it's the standards we have set ourselves in one respect, I think it was a bit flat today.

"We know where we are, we know that we're a work in progress, we know that's not good enough with the standards we've set ourselves and we've got to dust ourselves off."

Crawley Town assistant manager Paul Groves told BBC Surrey:

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Groves on Oldham v Crawley

"It was important that we bounced back in some way, shape or form and to come here and get something against a team that are in form was always going to difficult, but the lads showed great spirit and togetherness to come away with something.

"We had to make sure defensively we were organised, solid and difficult to break down and we came up with a fantastic strike from Gwion (Edwards).

"It was important in the second half, when got ourselves level, that we made sure we stayed in contention.

"There's one or two hurting in terms of the results and the performances, so as a group today we made sure we came here and gave absolutely everything."

Line-ups

Oldham

  • 1Rachubka
  • 20Wilson
  • 4Dieng
  • 16Wilson
  • 3Mills
  • 6KellySubstituted forPoleonat 80'minutes
  • 8Jones
  • 14JohnsonSubstituted forDaytonat 80'minutes
  • 10Philliskirk
  • 19Ibehre
  • 11ForteSubstituted forTidserat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Dayton
  • 9Poleon
  • 15Winchester
  • 17Tidser
  • 18Lockwood
  • 23Turner
  • 38Etheridge

Crawley

  • 25Ashdown
  • 6Bradley
  • 5Leacock
  • 12Walsh
  • 3Dickson
  • 16KeaneBooked at 40mins
  • 8Smith
  • 4HendersonBooked at 45minsSubstituted forYoungat 61'minutes
  • 20Bawling
  • 7EdwardsBooked at 76mins
  • 21Tomlin

Substitutes

  • 1Jensen
  • 14Young
  • 15Banya
  • 22O'Connor
  • 23Richefond
  • 24Isaacs
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
3,924

Match Stats

Home TeamOldhamAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home13
Away3
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home6
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Crawley Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 1, Crawley Town 1.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by James Dayton.

Foul by Brian Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Michael Tidser (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Tomlin (Crawley Town).

Attempt saved. Bobson Bawling (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

Attempt blocked. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Sonny Bradley.

Attempt blocked. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. James Dayton replaces Daniel Johnson.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Dominic Poleon replaces Liam Kelly.

Attempt missed. Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Brian Wilson (Oldham Athletic).

Gavin Tomlin (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Joseph Mills (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Keith Keane (Crawley Town).

Foul by Joseph Mills (Oldham Athletic).

Lewis Young (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) is shown the yellow card.

Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Liam Kelly (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gavin Tomlin (Crawley Town).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

Attempt saved. Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Daniel Johnson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jimmy Smith.

Attempt blocked. Danny Philliskirk (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Lewis Young replaces Conor Henderson.

Attempt missed. Timothee Dieng (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jimmy Smith.

Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gavin Tomlin (Crawley Town).

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Keith Keane.

Attempt blocked. Michael Jones (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Ashdown.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City17106133181536
2Swindon1795333191432
3Preston1794429191031
4Notts County168532314929
5Sheff Utd169252319429
6MK Dons1483329161327
7Peterborough178362519627
8Rochdale1682629161326
9Oldham176832419526
10Fleetwood177461916325
11Barnsley166462626022
12Port Vale176472324-122
13Bradford176472223-122
14Chesterfield175662324-121
15Crawley175571626-1020
16Walsall174761416-219
17Doncaster155371422-818
18Colchester174582427-317
19Gillingham174581724-717
20Coventry174582028-817
21Leyton Orient173771925-616
22Scunthorpe164391930-1115
23Crewe1743101332-1915
24Yeovil173591227-1514
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